This entry is the continuation of last week's post that you can find here. Are we using the right tools to distinguish between good and bad investments? Sometimes, important social outcomes cannot be captured in a simple cost-benefit equation. Childcare policies for instance, have inter-generational consequences because they affect social norms. But, how do you give a … [Lee más...] about False economies: Childcare centers vs. Home visits, Round 2!
Written by Claudia Piras* My daughter was 11 when we visited my family in Buenos Aires that year. One afternoon, as she does in Washington, she went with her cousins to play soccer in a nearby field. On her return, she told us surprised, rather proud, that the boys could not believe she knew how to play and that even some of them had approached to ask her where she came from. … [Lee más...] about From queens of the house to owners of the field*
* By Catalina Covacevich In January 2014, 7 year-old Charlotte Benjamin wrote to the Lego corporation, disappointed by the role of female characters in the company’s playsets. In her letter, she said that although she loves playing with Legos, she doesn’t like that there are more “Lego boys” than there are “Lego girls”. She also pointed out that “Lego girls” are always sitting … [Lee más...] about More “Lego” Girls